Extraordinary Greenfeld details what it is like to grow up next to a beautiful boy with whom he can never play and never connect and who never returns his love, but who, nonetheless, is the most important fact of his life. Michael Thompson, Ph.D., co-author of Raising Cain
Beautiful and powerful . A masterpiece of literature and memory. Walter Isaacson, author ofEinstein: His Life and Universe
Gripping. Washington Post
A WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLD BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR
In this literary tour de force, Karl Taro Greenfield, the acclaimed journalist and author of China Syndrome, tells the story of his life growing up with his brother, chronicling the hopes, dreams, and realities of life with an autistic sibling. Fans of Joan Didion's The Year of Magical Thinking and David Sheff's Beautiful Boy will find many poignant, moving moments in Boy Alone.
-Suki Casanave, Washington Post